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More Details Announced For Nintendo World Championships

by Donald Theriault - June 9, 2015, 6:14 pm EDT
Total comments: 4 Source: Nintendo

The host, the eight invited guests, and another game were all confirmed.

Nintendo has provided some more details about this Sunday's Nintendo World Championships in a video posted on their Youtube channel.

The second announced game for the championship is Splatoon, which according to the video is the first time the game has been played in a live tournament setting. Kevin Pereira, former Attack of the Show/Let's Ask America host, and currently of Hack My Life on U.S. cable network TruTV, will be hosting the event in Los Angeles.

The invited eight players were also announced:

  • Speedrunners Sinister1, Cosmo, Bananas, Trihex, Essentia
  • NES completionist TheMexicanRunner
  • Smosh Games host Jovenshire
  • Game Grumps host Arin

Justin Flynn, Andre (Black Nerd Comedy), and djWheat will call the action live from the Microsoft (previously Nokia) Theater starting at 3pm Pacific / 6pm Eastern on Sunday, with the previously announced pre-game show with the Treehouse starting 25 minutes before.


ShyGuyJune 09, 2015

Yay Cosmo!

WindyManSteven Rodriguez, Staff AlumnusJune 09, 2015

...wasn't Bill fired?

He came back in a reduced role at a Nintendo Direct Micro last week.

SorenJune 10, 2015


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